The Turkish passport ranked 39th globally and 18 amongst the European countries this year, after being ranked 49th on the list of the world’s most powerful passports last year.
This is the result of a study published by the Canadian-based consulting firm “Arton Capital” on the passport index, according to the countries where the passport holder can enter without a visa, and the visa received at the border crossing and the airport.
The study added that the Turkish passport enters 115 countries out of 119 countries without visa, and that 83 countries enter the visa application.
The passport of the United Arab Emirates came first, with 166 countries entering without a visa, followed by the German who can enter 165 countries without a visa. In third place came the Singapore passport.
The study pointed out that the Turkish passport holder can enter 71 countries without the need for a visa, and 44 countries receive their visa at the airport, for a total of 115 countries.
According to the study, the Turkish passport holder can enter Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru from South America without a visa. Indonesia, Japan, South Korea and Singapore are also without visas.